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The new arrow looks ugly


Especially in the Firefox Todoist addon.

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Justin Rao  premium
Replied on Sep 27, 2011 - 22:23 UTC

I set the todoist page scaled up in Chrome by default in my macbook air, whose screen is small.
And I can see the right arrow bitmap has several grey pixels left on the edge of its white background. It does not look good.

Tomy Pelluz
Replied on Sep 28, 2011 - 03:31 UTC

I like the new changes, maybe the arrow could be smaller and lighter. Thanks for open the discussion Justin!

Fatih Arslan  premium
Replied on Sep 28, 2011 - 03:35 UTC

I like the new changes too. Especially the small color labels next to projects are made well. The new help page which uses monochrome icons looks also much better then before.

Replied on Sep 28, 2011 - 03:59 UTC

I like the new design except the big arrows V & >.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Sep 28, 2011 - 06:11 UTC


thank you for your input on our new design. We appreciate it and will try to change it according to your feedback.

Are you referring to all the gray pixels around the arrow visible here:

This is intended in order to make the arrow "smoother" (under normal non-scaled circumstances). If you see other grey pixels around it, please make a screenshot.

In order to clarify what arrow would you prefer to see, here are some alternatives:

Best regards,

Steven Buchele
Replied on Sep 28, 2011 - 10:27 UTC

Agree w/others - new drop-down arrow is too big and distracts from content. Recommend return to previous simple standard triangle arrow.

Amir Salihefendic  staff in training
Replied on Sep 28, 2011 - 11:16 UTC

We have done some style optimizations to the arrows (made them smaller and better looking in our plugin version). Hope this solves issues regarding them.

Thanks for the feedback.

Best regards,

Justin Rao  premium
Replied on Sep 29, 2011 - 09:00 UTC


I didn't mean the grey pixels around the arrow.
I mean the grey pixels at the edge of the square GIF image files.

Please see attached screenshot:

Chrome with 1 level scale

* the pixels in the arrow & printer image

IE8 with 2 level scale

* the pixels above the check box

Firefox does not have this issue.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Sep 29, 2011 - 10:16 UTC

Hello Justin,

I've been able to reproduce this and have forwarded it to the developers. Thank you for pointing it out and sorry for any inconvenience.

Best regards,

David Trey  staff
Replied on Oct 01, 2011 - 07:11 UTC

Hello Justin,

unfortunately, we were not able to fix this issue so far :(

It seems to be primarily browser-related.

As a workaround, you could try to lower your screens resolution, which would slightly enlarge any text/data on your computer (even without zooming pages using the browser).

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Best regards,

David Trey  staff
Replied on Oct 03, 2011 - 15:33 UTC

Hello Laurel,

thank you very much for your feedback, we appreciate it and will consider adding an option to change the design in future development.

You're welcome to add a feature request to our Votebox:

Best regards,

Replied on Oct 03, 2011 - 19:27 UTC

I added a vote at http://todoist.com/Vote/showProposal/159/. Please vote for it. Thanks.